The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 538 497 508
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +11
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 68 82 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.33% 1.75% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 18
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£507 £423 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.88% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £370 £488
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -24.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5125 4678 5407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.06% 8.88% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2467 2662
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 85 66
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £11.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SAP PP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP PP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 55 £507 +23.16% 12
London +13 15 £563 +33.13% 7
West Midlands -21 12 £507 +1.30% 2
Coventry - 9 £507 -
Yorkshire +5 4 £525 +40.00%
South East -21 4 £325 +4.83% 1
North Yorkshire +9 3 £525 +40.00%
North West -9 3 £650 +18.18% 1
Middlesbrough - 3 £525 -
City of London +18 2 - - 2
South West -35 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £450 -
Berkshire - 2 £325 -
Glasgow - 1 £450 -
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Stockton-on-Tees - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
York - - - -
Durham - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

SAP PP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP.

1 121 (100.00%) SAP
2 41 (33.88%) Manufacturing
3 20 (16.53%) SAP MM
4 14 (11.57%) SAP PM
5 13 (10.74%) SAP SD
5 13 (10.74%) SAP APO
6 12 (9.92%) SAP QM
7 11 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
8 10 (8.26%) Data Migration
8 10 (8.26%) Logistics
8 10 (8.26%) Migration
9 8 (6.61%) Automotive
10 7 (5.79%) SAP FI
10 7 (5.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (5.79%) German Language
11 6 (4.96%) SAP PS
11 6 (4.96%) SAP WM
11 6 (4.96%) SAP CO
11 6 (4.96%) Finance
12 5 (4.13%) SAP FI/CO
12 5 (4.13%) ABAP
12 5 (4.13%) Data Mapping
12 5 (4.13%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (4.13%) SAP PP-PI
13 4 (3.31%) QA
13 4 (3.31%) SAP EHS
13 4 (3.31%) GAP Analysis
13 4 (3.31%) Validation
13 4 (3.31%) Business Analysis
14 3 (2.48%) Retail

SAP PP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Project
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
2 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (16.53%) SAP MM
2 14 (11.57%) SAP PM
3 13 (10.74%) SAP SD
3 13 (10.74%) SAP APO
4 12 (9.92%) SAP QM
5 7 (5.79%) SAP FI
6 6 (4.96%) SAP CO
6 6 (4.96%) SAP PS
6 6 (4.96%) SAP WM
7 5 (4.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (4.13%) SAP PP-PI
8 4 (3.31%) SAP EHS
9 3 (2.48%) SAP EWM
9 3 (2.48%) Teamcenter
10 2 (1.65%) SAP LE
11 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.83%) SAP CS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) LSMW
General
1 41 (33.88%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.61%) Automotive
3 7 (5.79%) German Language
3 7 (5.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.96%) Finance
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (71.07%) SAP Consultant
1 86 (71.07%) Consultant
2 71 (58.68%) SAP PP Consultant
3 14 (11.57%) SAP PM Consultant
4 7 (5.79%) SAP QM Consultant
4 7 (5.79%) Analyst
4 7 (5.79%) SAP MM Consultant
5 6 (4.96%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (3.31%) SAP Data Analyst
6 4 (3.31%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 4 (3.31%) SAP P2P Consultant
6 4 (3.31%) Trainer
6 4 (3.31%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (3.31%) Data Analyst
6 4 (3.31%) SAP Trainer
6 4 (3.31%) Functional Analyst
6 4 (3.31%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 2 (1.65%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 2 (1.65%) SAP Tester
7 2 (1.65%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) EDI
1 1 (0.83%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.48%) FMCG
2 1 (0.83%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
2 10 (8.26%) Data Migration
2 10 (8.26%) Migration
2 10 (8.26%) Logistics
3 5 (4.13%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (4.13%) Data Mapping
4 4 (3.31%) Business Analysis
4 4 (3.31%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (3.31%) Validation
5 3 (2.48%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (1.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (1.65%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (1.65%) ERP
6 2 (1.65%) Quality Management
6 2 (1.65%) Project Planning
6 2 (1.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (1.65%) Data Validation
6 2 (1.65%) Integration Testing
7 1 (0.83%) Test Scripting
7 1 (0.83%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.48%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (1.65%) JDA
2 2 (1.65%) Siemens
3 1 (0.83%) Pegasus
3 1 (0.83%) Primavera
3 1 (0.83%) datango
3 1 (0.83%) Progress
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.83%) HP
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